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Shortbread Biscuits

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 175 Gram (6 Ounce)
  Butter/Margarine 110 Gram, at room temperature (4 Ounce)
  Caster sugar 50 Gram (2 Ounce)
  Caster sugar 25 Gram (Extra For Dusting)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven.

MAKING
2 In abowl, beat the butter with a wooden spoon to a soft consistency.
3 Beat in first the sugar and then the sifted flour.
4 Using the wooden spoon,bring the mixture together, finishing off with your hands to form a paste.
5 Lightly dust a board with caster sugar and transfer the paste on it.
6 Quickly and lightly roll it out to about 1/8 inch (3 mm) thick (dusting the rolling pin with sugar if necessary).
7 Use a 3 inch (7-5 cm) fluted cutter to cut the biscuits out.
8 Arrange them on the baking sheet and bake on a highest shelf in the oven for 30 minutes.
9 Allow the biscuits to cool on a wire rack.
10 Dust them with some caster sugar.

SERVING
11 Store in an airtight tin to keep them crisp.
12 Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1734 Calories from Fat 805

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 92 g141.1%

Saturated Fat 57.2 g285.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 236.5 mg78.8%

Sodium 12.1 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 215 g71.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.8%

Sugars 75.3 g

Protein 11 g22.7%

Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.4% Iron 3.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Shortbread Biscuits Recipe